Hogwarts fans get ready because 2010 will be an exciting year. Universal Studios in Orlando will be opening a new theme park just for you. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is essentially a theme park within a theme park. This is your chance to enjoy some the action packed scenes from the movies and books. The 20 acre theme park enclosed within islands of adventure is sure to entice the biggest Harry Potter fans. So just what can you expect at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Well here is your sneak peak.
The rides are sure to be state of the art. There are roller coasters such as the Dragon Challenge. You choose a dragon and each dragon is a different speed and intertwines with other roller coasters. Or you may choose the lower speed family friendly coaster flight of the hippogriff. Or for that 3-D experience you may want to check out the ride Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey. Here you will have an opportunity to tour all the traditional harry potter landmarks. Whether is Dumbledore’s office, or the room of requirements there is something for you on this less than traditional ride.
Be sure to check out the great Harry Potter merchandise. Whether you are looking for bathrobes, baseball caps, or t-shirts there is something for everyone. Filch’s Emporium and Dervish and Banges are just to places you can stop and shop. If you are searching for a wand to cast your next spell visit Ollianders. The wand making shop is your one stop of all your magic needs. If you are suffering from a sweet tooth there is only one place to go. Honey dukes is there to serve all your candy cravings. With such treats as acid pops you are sure to keep you satisfied. The Owl Post Is a perfect place for you to send post cards. You can pick up stationary and also get an owl stamp. Be sure to cover your ears though as there are real life owls that are on display. There are of course also several places to dine as well.
It’s true it can get pricy. You can get an adult individual park pass which allows you to visit just the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (or the park of your choice) for just $79.00. This is however a one day one park pass. Many people choose to however buy for multiple days or for multiple parks as it usually ends up being cheaper. Also, Florida residents can save significant amounts of money. Season passes are also available.
So enjoy your time at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.